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Dangerous streets

Crime | Four brutal murders of homeless men show the importance of Christian ministry to the homeless and drug addicted 
by Emily Belz
Posted 10/09/19, 05:38 pm

A New York moment: 

We’re all reeling from the brutal murders of four homeless men, including 83-year-old Cheun Kok, over the weekend. The suspect is 24-year-old homeless man with a history of violence. The murders highlight not only the vulnerability of people living on the street, but also the record levels of homelessness in the city even as Mayor Bill de Blasio has almost tripled spending on the problem. 

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Hotel agrees to pay victims of Vegas shooting

by Lynde Langdon
Posted 10/03/19, 01:43 pm

Families of the victims of the deadliest mass shooting in the United States could collectively receive $800 million under a settlement agreement with MGM Grand Resorts, attorneys announced Thursday. MGM owns the Mandalay Bay Resort and Casino in Las Vegas where Stephen Paddock opened fire on a country music festival, killing 58 people and injuring hundreds on Oct. 1, 2017.

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Court, family show mercy to Amber Guyger

by Lynde Langdon
Posted 10/03/19, 11:14 am

In court Wednesday, former Dallas Police Officer Amber Guyger got a 10-year prison sentence and a warm embrace from the brother of the man she killed. Guyger shot Botham Jean in September 2018 after mistaking his apartment for her own and thinking he was an intruder. Eighteen-year-old Brandt Jean said he forgave Guyger for shooting his brother.

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